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· March, 2014

Stories about Humanitarian Response from March, 2014

Ebola Virus Outbreak Kills 59 in Guinea, Closes in on Conakry

An Ebola outbreak killed at least 59 people in Guinea and a few suspected cases near the Capital Conakry suggest that it may have spread to the Guinean capital. Barbara...

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Mystery Fuels Conspiracy Theories

After a week of waiting for answers in the disappearance of flight MH370 and its 239 occupants, conspiracy theories have cropped to fill the void about what happened.

Discussing Aid System with a Light Touch

This blog takes a satirical view of aid system in the world: Stuff Expat Aid Workers Like is an ongoing series of sometimes satirical, sometimes ironic, usually humorous (but sometimes...

State Stops the Opening of Free Clitoral Repair Hospital for FGM Victims in Burkina Faso

The first hospital to offer free clitoral repair for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) was open to the public  its doors in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso on March 7 but the...

Facebook Status Criticizing Crimea Occupation Gets Journalist Fired

Russians ask if Putin can also come "occupy" them, if it means increased funding for the peripheral regions.

Reducing the Gap Between Africa's Rich and Poor

"Some take a plane to get treated for hay fever, while others are pushing up daisies because they can’t afford basic malaria treatment."

Global Voices Partners With Refugees United

We're proud to assist Refugees United with translation and local advice as they help families who have lost each other reconnect online.

Quran Desecration Sparks Trouble in Mauritania

The Mauritanian capital Nouakchott witnessed violent clashes between security forces and an angry crowd after people tore up a copy of the Quran. One person was killed in the clashes.

Video: Distributing Food in Yarmouk Camp-Syria

FAJER PRESS posted a video of the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus while receiving food parcels to feed the 18,000 remaining residents of the camp, who have been forced to...

Macedonian Twitter Community Organizes Second Annual Blood Drive

A group of Macedonian Twitter users are organizing a blood drive on March 17, 2014, in Skopje, the second of its kind – the first took place in September 2013.

Ukraine's Capital After Yanukovich, Through a Kyrgyz Blogger's Eyes

A Kyrgyz blogger writes about his three-day trip to Kyiv observing everyday life in the city after the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovich.

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